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About The University of Melbourne

Country Australia
Cricos 00116K
City Melbourne
Number of courses 482
Year founded 1853

To compete on the world stage, you need a world standard education. At the University of Melbourne, you'll gain an internationally recognised degree that will open doors to an exciting future. Study in the world's most liveable city, and discover the exciting possibilities that await you at Melbourne.

The University of Melbourne has been an international leader in research, teaching and learning for more than 150 years.

Research expertise

The University of Melbourne is located in Australia's most highly concentrated precinct of medical research institutes, hospitals and private-sector knowledge-based industries, including Bio21, one of Australia's most sophisticated medical research and biotechnological initiatives.

The University's academic staff are at the forefront of international scholarship in fields as diverse as human rights law, telecommunications and medical research. Melbourne scholars of particular international renown include Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty and alumna and recent Nobel Laureate Professor Elizabeth Blackburn. Its researchers have long been engaged in world-changing research projects including the cochlear implant, or Bionic Ear, which was developed at the University and today, University specialists are involved in the development of the first Bionic Eye.

Studying at Melbourne

The world is changing. We live in a fast-paced global environment, where jobs are being created that until recently hadn't even been imagined. Employers need recruits who can adapt to change and lead companies into unmapped territory. This means getting a world-class education - one that will equip you to solve the problems of the future.

That's why, in 2008, the University of Melbourne led the most significant curriculum reforms ever seen in Australia. We moved beyond the traditional Australian education system, bringing our degrees in line with those of the best international universities in North America, Europe and Asia.

In the process we have cemented our standing as one of the world's leading universities.

Undergraduate degrees

The University of Melbourne teaches the following undergraduate degrees, which offer nearly 100 major fields of study for you to choose from.

  • Bachelor of Agriculture
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Environments
  • Associate Degree in Urban Horticulture
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Oral Health
  • Bachelor of Science

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Once you graduate with your undergraduate degree from Melbourne, you could:

  • Head straight into the workforce and begin your career
  • Pursue a professional qualification at masters level through a graduate coursework degree
  • Experience the thrill of discovery through a graduate research degree.

Graduate coursework degrees

A graduate coursework qualification from Melbourne will set you up to become a leader in your field, and open up a wider range of career opportunities and earning potential.

Melbourne's pathway options give you an undergraduate degree and a professional qualification at masters level. They offer intensive, focused study so that you can enter your dream career with the skills and knowledge you need.

Our graduate professional entry masters degrees are endorsed by the Australian Government as pathways to professional employment in Australia. Many are also recognised by professional bodies around the world.

Graduate professional masters at Melbourne include:

  • Architecture
  • Dental Surgery
  • Engineering
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Speech Pathology
  • Teaching
  • Urban Planning
  • Veterinary Medicine

Along with those listed we offer pathways to a wide range of other careers via graduate study.

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Graduate research degrees

The University of Melbourne is a leading research university, with a rich history of pioneering research and technological development.

Research and research training through the PhD and Master of Philosophy is the lifeblood of our institution. Melbourne has the largest number of research students in Australia, and a dedicated School of Graduate Research to provide research training and support to our students.

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Courses at The University of Melbourne

There are 482 courses listed from The University of Melbourne. These are displayed below in alphabetical order: